Waterloo EDC Blog

Come to Canada: International Expansion Services

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 2, 2022

International business expansion is what we do.

Since 2016, Waterloo EDC has helped companies invest more than $1 billion in our community, including helping foreign-owned businesses with local facilities expand and helping new entrants to the community make a soft landing. There’s a lot to love about expanding your company into Canada and, even though expansion comes with its share of hurdles,...


Topics: tech, technology, business, R&D

January Wrap-up: Cleantech, startups and sustainability

Posted by Waterloo EDC on February 1, 2022

Waterloo kicked off 2022 with a bang. This month, our business ecosystem saw major funding announcements, earned research accolades and achieved international recognition for our cleantech and sustainability efforts.

Here are the top stories from January 2022:


Topics: tech, technology, manufacturing, talent, business, R&D

Toronto-Waterloo a global leader in cleantech

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 24, 2022

A new report from Startup Genome has named the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor as one of the world’s top cleantech startup ecosystems, ranking 12th overall. This area was the top-ranking cleantech ecosystem in Canada and 6th in North America.

The report ranks 35 of the world’s top innovation ecosystems on six metrics: performance, funding, startup experience, knowledge, talent and focus.



Topics: tech, technology, business, R&D

Five organizations leading the quantum revolution in Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on January 21, 2022

Waterloo is at the epicentre of the quantum revolution – and has been for more than twenty years.

Nicknamed “Quantum Valley,” our complete theory-to-commercialization quantum ecosystem is high-density, collaborative and world-class. In our community, there are more than 250 researchers working in quantum theory at our top research institutions, which includes two of the world’s largest...


Topics: quantum, tech, technology, business, R&D

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